Archive for January, 2011

SENSORY FRIENDLY FILMS — 2/12, 3/12

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Don’t miss the next Sensory Friendly Films!

Saturday, February 12th, 2011 – 10 a.m. Admission: $5.25
Film: Gnomeo and juliet

Saturday, March 12th, 2011 – 10 a.m. Admission: $5.25
Film: Mars Needs Moms

AMC Entertainment (AMC) and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly basis with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program.

With Sensory Friendly Films, the movie auditoriums will have their lights brought up and the sound turned down. Additionally, audience members are welcome to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing. For tickets for these events, please visit the theatre the day of the show. We’ll see you at the show!

Visit these three valley locations to enjoy this unique film experience:

AMC Arizona Center24
565 N. 3rd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-307-5371

AMC Deer Valley 30
3033w. Agua Fria Fwy.
Phoenix, AZ 85027
623-434-0300

AMC Mesa Grand 24
1645 St. Stapley Dr.
Mesa, AZ 85204
480-503-1680

Autism Society of Greater Phoenix Meeting — 1/25

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Our monthly support meeting for January will be held on Tuesday, January 25th at 7pm at Coco’s restaurant at Paradise Valley Mall.

Announcing a new format to our meetings:

6-7pm – Come and meet with the Parent Mentors and Kim Yamamoto, and educational advocate (This is for parents with a newly diagnosed child, questions about school, DDD/ALTCS, insurance, etc.) We would love to help you out!

7-8:30pm – Our annual meeting begins, election of board of directors, and guest speaker

This month our guest speaker will be Dr. Jarrar. a Neurologist from PCH. She will be speaking on Autism and seizures.

We invite everyone to come out and learn about how common seizures may be occurring in those with Autism.

Jane from Eco-life is also back in town with supplements to purchase/order, so be sure to come and sign up for this great discounted supplement resource!

ASA-GPC & ROK Support Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Coco’s at Paradise Valley Mall.